The University of Bonn is an international research university that offers a wide range of degree programs. With 200 years’ worth of history, some 38,000 students, over 6,000 employees, and an excellent international reputation, University of Bonn is among Germany’s leading universities. The University of Bonn is one of the most important universities in Germany and has been awarded the title of University of Excellence.
The HPC/A unit of the Digital Science Center (DiCe) is looking to fill a position for a
Bioinformatics Research Scientist (100%, permanent)
to start as soon as possible.
The HPC/A-lab of the Digital Science Center (DiCe) bundles and further strengthens the existing competence in the field of High Performance Computing (HPC) and Analytics at the University of Bonn. It has an important bridging function to support interdisciplinary research activities, especially with the natural sciences, life sciences and neurosciences. A scientific focus of the HPC/A-lab is the close integration of HPC, optimization and data analysis.
Scientific consulting, support of researchers as well as independent research in high performance computing and analytics in the field of life sciences, in particular systems biology and bioinformatics (interdisciplinary bridging function),
Representing the HPC/A-Lab internally and externally,
Development and maintenance of the regional and international research network,
Participation in the application and implementation of (third-party) projects,
Resource planning and management, determination of requirement profiles of the cooperation partners,
Participation in academic self-governance,
Participation in the implementation of courses.
Doctoral degree and completed scientific university studies (Master) in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Systems Biology or related fields,
Experience in scientific research projects and the publication of their results,
Deep knowledge and experience in mathematical modeling, simulation, and massively parallel data analysis,
Experience in the usage and/or coordination of mainframe and/or specialized HPC architectures,
Knowledge of modern computer architectures and their suitability for various application profiles,
Experience in programming data or computationally intensive methods and data analysis,
Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken (German and English),
Experience in teaching, i.e., independently teaching or supervising courses,
Committed, flexible, team-oriented and interested in further training
Salary classification according to the collective agreement of the federal states 13 TV-L (including special annual payment)
Opportunity to work on varying and challenging projects in a motivated interdisciplinary team, with one of the largest employers in the region, job security and loyalty to location
Flexible working hours and work arrangements
Complementary public service pension plan (VBL)
Numerous offers of university sports
Access to reduced-fare public transport through the possibility to purchase a 'VRS-Großkundenticket'
Numerous education and training opportunities
The University of Bonn is committed to diversity and equal opportunities. It is certified as a family-friendly university. Its aim is to increase the proportion of women in areas where women are underrepresented and to particularly promote their careers. It therefore strongly encourages applications from relevantly qualified women. Applications are handled in accordance with the State Equal Opportunities Act. Applications from suitable persons with proven severe disabilities and persons of equal status are particularly welcome.
If you are interested in the position, please apply with: A motivation letter, CV, copies of the university degrees including overview(s) of grades, and copies of employer references from former positions (if available).
Send your complete application documents by 5th of November 2021 to firstname.lastname@example.org with the application code 15/21/331. Before sending your application, please combine all your documents into one PDF file. For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Petra Mutzel.